SAN DIEGO, LOS ANGELES and BEDMINSTER, NJ — Verizon Wireless, the nation's leading wireless service provider, and IN-FUSIO, the international mobile games publisher and players community management provider, announced today that Fishtank FrenzyTM is now available to Verizon Wireless Get It Now® customers. Aquarium lovers can dive into the fun by downloading this fast-paced strategy game onto select Get It Now-enabled phones.
In Fishtank Frenzy, players must collect money as they try to fill their fish tank with exotic varieties of marine life. As their riches increase, they have the option to purchase more aquatic animals; but as their collection grows, players must deal with a new problem predators. Gamers will soon find themselves trying to keep their fish fed, collect cash and shake-off sharks at a faster and faster pace culminating in a frantic, fun game of speed and strategy. Designed with every level of player in mind, the game features three difficulty modes (easy, medium and hard), each with nine challenging levels offering hours of gameplay. Fishtank Frenzy fans can even post their high scores online to see how they fare amongst the ocean of other gamers around the world.
Fishtank Frenzy is located in the getGAMES shopping aisle of the Get It Now virtual store. A free five-minute demo is available and customers can purchase the game for $2.49 monthly access or $5.49 for unlimited use purchase. Download charges for Get It Now applications vary and airtime charges apply when browsing, downloading and using certain applications. Customers need a Get It Now-enabled handset and Verizon Wireless digital service to access the virtual store.
Customers can grab the fish food and download Fishtank Frenzy on an array of Get It Now-enabled phones, including the UTStarcom (Audiovox) CDM-8910 and CDM-8940; Kyocera KX1 and KX2; LG VX4500, VX6100, VX7000 and VX8000; Motorola V265 and V710; and Samsung SCH-a650, SCH-a670 and SCH-n330. Until June 19, 2005, Verizon Wireless Get It Now customers can purchase the Samsung SCH-a670 camera phone for $49.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate with a two-year customer agreement, a great phone for snapping high-quality color photos of real-life tropical aquarium fish.
For more information about Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to www.verizonwireless.com.
About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless owns and operates the nation's most reliable wireless network, serving 45.5 million voice and data customers. Headquartered in Bedminster, NJ, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE:VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). Find more information on the Web at www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.
About Get It Now
Get It Now from Verizon Wireless puts a virtual software store inside a wireless phone and lets customers download applications over the air and purchase them directly from their phones. Virtual shopping aisles, including getGAMES, getTONES, getGOING, getPIX, getFUN and getMESSAGING, are organized to help customers find what they want, when they want it.
IN-FUSIO is a leading international mobile entertainment company, publishing games and applications for cell phones and delivering players' community management services. IN-FUSIO applications are enjoyed and available through 130 operators and portals worldwide. IN-FUSIO's games portfolio includes licensed properties such as Microsoft's Midtown Madness® 3 Mobile and Zoo Tycoon® 2 Mobile, Comedy Central's South Park®, Twentieth Century Fox's I-Robot and Die Hard, Canal Studio Image's The TerminatorTM, Suzuki® Motocross Challenge, Tennis by Wilson®, Jeep® Off-road Jam, Etch-A-Sketch®, Golden TeeTM as well as original titles such as Shado Fighter and the IF Racing series.
For more information, please visit www.in-fusio.com.
Get It Now is a registered trademark of Verizon Wireless.